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tester tester - Testit


​The Teledyne Benthos TESTit Hand Held Acoustic Tester enables in-air acoustic testing of all the Teledyne Benthos R-Series acoustic releases prior to deployment. The TESTit is powered by six AA batteries and is lightweight and compact for hand held use. It is also splash-proof, enabling it to be exposed to marine environments. Using the TESTit, any number of R-Series acoustic releases can be tested at sea or on shore without the need to set up and operate a deck box. The TESTit includes a carry case with batteries and a manual.

Key Features:
​Rugged, hand held, lightweight unit
Pre-deployment testing of any R-Series Benthos release mechanism
Eliminates the need to set up and operate a deck box
Splash proof unit comes complete with carry case, batteries, and manual
Can acquire tilt information, battery capacity, and voltage


Overall Dimensions 21.6 cm (8.5 in) long by 10.7 cm (4.2 in) wide by 5.6 cm (2.2 in) high

Batteries Six AA alkaline

Battery life 12 hours, typical, based on two commands transmitted per minute or 150 releases with 10 commands transmitted for each release

Weight 0.57 kg (1.25 lbs)

Case Construction ABS

Case Type Splashproof

Display 128 x 64 monochrome LCD, color backlit

Addresses 0-254

Release Codes 0-65535

Domain Key Strength Up to 12 characters

USB Connector USB micro B

Temperature, Operating -5° to 40° C (23° to 104° F)

Temperature, Storage -30° to 80° C (-22° to 176° F)

Operating Distance 15 M (50 ft) max in quiet environment, typical from Release


​On deck, at sea, or in lab: In Air pre-deployment testing of Teledyne Benthos R-Series series acousti​c releases